The first pints have been poured, hair has been trimmed and people have met friends and family indoors on what has been dubbed "Super Saturday".
Pubs, hair salons and camp sites were among the businesses reopening on Saturday after more than three months of lockdown. Sky's reporters were out and about hearing from owners and customers.
A five-step plan for imposing local lockdowns in the case of coronavirus spikes has been announced by the government - as new regulations for Leicester come into force today.
A man has been shot dead in broad daylight in London.
The mother of a 21-month-old girl battling a rare form of leukaemia is pleading for blood stem cell donors after her daughter was given just three weeks to find a life-saving match.
London mayor Sadiq Khan has condemned party-goers after seven police officers were injured as they tried to break up an unlicensed music event in the city.
Nigel Farage appears to have broken the UK's quarantine rules after posting a photo in a pub at midday today - less than two weeks after returning from the US.
Deborah Haynes has travelled to war zones and interviewed prime ministers, but this week Sky's foreign affairs editor also gave us a glimpse into the juggle faced by many working parents during lockdown.
On the same weekend as pubs and bars in England open their doors for the first time since lockdown was imposed, we pause to honour the NHS as it reaches its 72nd birthday.
Prince William has enjoyed a pint at his local pub and asked the landlords if they are worried about people "getting a bit out of hand", as bars and restaurants prepare to reopen for the first time in three months.